Flashcards in Inflammation (Acute vs. Chronic) Deck (16):
AI: microbial pathogens, trauma, burns
CI: persistant acute inflamm, foreign bodies, autoimmune dz, certain inf (TB, leprosy)
primary cells involved
CI: monocytes/macrophages (key), B/T lymphocytes, plasma cells, fibroblasts
AI: histamine (key), prostaglandins, leukotrienes
CI: cytokines (IL-1), growth factors
CI: less prominent
AI: few days
CI: weeks to years
AI: complete resolution, abscess formation, progress to chronic inflamm
CI: scar tissue, disability, amyloidosis
AI: mild hypoalbuminemia, normal gamma-globulin peak
CI: polyclonal gammopathy, greater degree of hypoalbuminemia
peripheral blood leukocyte response
AI: neutrophilic leukocytosis
what is rubor?
what is calor?
what is dolor?
what is tumor?